ISHN's 2015 cover stories: IH, LOTO, training and more
A look back at ISHN magazine’s cover stories for 2015 shows the hot topics and pressing priorities for safety professionals.
When I was a kid I threw newspapers in the Texas Panhandle. Winters were cold, but the wind turned the cold into torturous conditions.
A 57-year-old trucker with five children was found by fellow oil workers slumped over dead next to a tank hatch at an oil well near Ardmore, Okla., on March 20, 2014
It’s 2015 and this is not your father’s or mother’s workplace.
In its simplest form, an object at any height isn’t the issue—it’s controlling that object so it doesn’t add to the risks already apparent
Bottom line: flushing must be a 10-second walk from hazards
Emergency eyewash equipment is required anywhere concentrated corrosives (acids or bases), cleaners, disinfectants or other chemicals or substances that could injure the eyes are present.
To keep the focus on specialized training companies and associations, we did not include college-degree programs offered by universities.
The crucible of modern safety practices is in North Dakota
A Georgia handyman arrived in North Dakota three years ago.
The future of wearable sensor technologies “may help revolutionize the practice of industrial hygiene and safety evaluation,” writes NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard in a recent NIOSH blog.
Most safety professionals know OSHA standards as stand-alone requirements.
I know when I visit a company with a great lockout program because, when needed, it happens effortlessly.
The “Fatal Four” – Falls, Struck by object (contact), Caught-in/between (contact), Electrocution
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Injury, Illness & Fatality Statistics
When it comes to gloves, it’s tempting to stick with what works and keep using the styles you are accustomed to, especially when it “fits like a glove” as they say.
ISHN’s survey shows practices mix tradition with new technologies
ISHN’s exclusive study of gas detection practices in industry, based on an email survey of subscribers, shows the vast majority of companies (84 percent) use industrial hygiene monitoring methods.